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CNN
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
to call for increased gun regulations. cnn's crime and justice correspondence is joe johns. this is all part of a bigger push. >> wolf, we've seen it before, we'll likely see it again. this time it was a whole cast of artists and others performing gun control to try to kweep the pressure on congress. stars speaking out in washington. it's the latest push by gun control groups to lobby the congress. >> doing nothing will fail. doing nothing has failed. >> if we as a people don't act after sandy hook, then we as a people are broken. >> i would like assault weapons eliminated. >> the event follows a super bowl ard and a star-studded public service announcement. >> for the children of sandy hook. >> demand a plan. >> all part of a high-profile campaign by mayors against illegal guns to demand a plan from politicians in the wake of the sandy hook shooting. >> after a mass shooting like this, we usually expect for a month the public to be paying a lot of attention and it's possible to get the work done but the window is still open. it's been more than six weeks and it's not closing any time s
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
out and obviously nothing happened. that's it for me. check out the brooke blog at cnn.com/brooke for interviews. >>> thanks very much, brooke. happening now, a banner day for wall street. the dow has more than doubled under president obama but should he take any credit for it. >>> landing in political trouble, legal troubles may be ahead. >>> if you're among the millions who watch the super bowl just for the commercials, we'll point out the controversial ones you won't want to miss. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in the situation room. today wall street reached a milestone we haven't seen in years. for the first time since 2007, the dow jones industrial average climbed above the 14,000 mark. the average has more than doubled since bottoming out at 6547, 6,547 just after president obama took office back in 2009. let's get quickly to alison kosik. she's at the new york stock exchange. it's just above 14,000, alison. >> it is. what's interesting, as we see the dow cross over 14 thourk for the first time in five years, believe it or not, not everybody thinks it's a big deal. som
CNN
Feb 16, 2013 6:00pm EST
, helping the case on guns, share iing a story exclusively with cnn. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room". >> the pentagon's top brass sounding alarm bells over automatic spending cuts now only weeks away. the defense budget will take a significant hit, $46 billion slashed, unless the president and the congress reach some sort of last minute deal. that could affect america's security and hundreds of thousands of jobs. let's go to the pentagon, our correspondent, chris lawrence, is standing by there. very worried over there at the pentagon, aren't they? >> reporter: are, wolf, and you're already starting to see some of the effects of the possible sequestration, the u.s. navy, cancelling the deployment of some other ships, cancelling some maintenance and pushing back some of the civilian contracts that they had signed. they say this is really just the tip of the iceberg, and down the road you could see a reduction in personnel. you could see training dramatically cut back in a lot of areas. >> chris,
CNN
Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
for keeping me company here at cnn as i was in for brooke baldwin. i want to take you to "the situation room" with wolf blitzer because he starts right now. and let's take a look at the "closing bell." you heard alison kosik say we're not going to hit the 14,164 today but we there is a lot going on in washington with the sequester and we have to hope that we are going to be seeing these kinds of numbers, wolf. we certainly hope it for a long time. but depending on what -- depending on what washington does, we'll have to see if it sticks. wolf blitzer? >>> thanks very much. happening now, forced budget cuts just days away. we're going to show you three ways the across the board spending reductions could impact you. >>> also, a diamond heist right out of the movies. $50 million worth of stolen diamonds from an airplane. how they got away. it might surprise you. >>> plus, a horse meat scandal spreads to one of the world's largest food companies. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> congress did it, congress can undo it. president obama is warning of dire consequences for all of
CNN
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
on cnn. much more coming up here in "the situation room" as well. >>> meanwhile, a surprise announcement by president obama. the man who led allied forces in afghanistan is retiring from the united states military. the marine corps john allen was on track to become nato's next supreme commander but he's stepping down because of health issues in his family. the president calls general allen one of america's finest military leaders. now he will retire. >>> let's get to one of the most daring robberies we've seen in some time. thieves dressed as police broke into an airport in europe, got into a plane's cargo hold, and got away with some $50 million in diamonds. cnn's tom foreman has the details which sound straight out of a film from hollywood. what happened here, tom? >> you're right, wolf. here's brussels, belgian, and this is what happened. this airplane was getting ready to leave from the airport for a short little flight over to zurich. what they didn't know at that time is that two vehicles with eight robbers, according to authorities, were cutting a fence down here and getting on to
CNN
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
, by accident. prosecutors say the killing was intentional and premeditated. cnn's robyn curnow is joining us from johannasberg, south africa. the prosecutor's laid out their plan. how did they do? >> reporter: it was like a roller coaster. i felt like i was watching a television drama. initially when the prosecutor laid out their case, they gave damning evidence and found two boxes of testosterone and syringes in his house. by the time the defense came in after lunch, bit by bit they ripped apart the state's evidence and unravelled quite spectacularly at one stage because there was quite an interesting exchange between oscar pistorius' lawyers and the investigating officer and he said, well, how do you know this is testosterone? have you tested it yet? and he said, no, i just read the label on the box. and he said, if you had gone to any pharmacy or any chemist, would you know that this is a herbal medicine. that's the kind of interchange taking place. also, the investigating officer really looking quite red-faced by the end of his stint. he admitted that he he didn't wear protective foot co
CNN
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
at the cnn money desk, thank you. >>> this just coming in to the situation room. word of a resignation because the federal government started releasing illegal immigrants to save money because of the upcoming forced budget cuts. there's a lot of outrage and indeed around the country because several hundred deta detainees who had been held in jail have been freed already, even though the cuts don't even take affect for two days. jessica yellin is here. the president didn't know anything about this. that's what they are saying at the white house, that the president was totally in the dark. he was just as surprised by all of us that they started releasing hundreds of detained illegal immigrants. >> that's right, wolf. their point, that's how it works. it happens at the agency level and not the white house level. gary mead, the head of the enforcement and removal operations, big title. bottom line is, he's part of the operation that helps decide who is let go and who stays at the immigration's department is leaving his job. is he leaving his job and this news comes just a day after we lear
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 3:00am PST
if you looked at cnn yesterday afternoon, the killing in syria, it came to an end. >> it did. >> yesterday on capitol hill, republicans and democrats hugged. the whole idea of an historic hold on the secretary of defense, they said, you know what? let's put this to the side because of this cruise ship debacle. i mean, mika, all of the things we worry about -- the national debt clock stopped. >> basically the world stopped. >> we don't have to worry. paul krugman's right. we don't have to worry anymore because cnn tells us that this cruise ship was the only story that mattered yesterday for 24 hours. >> that's right. >> and you know what? makes me feel pretty good about the state of the world. >> and i'm glad they're home. >> that nothing is happening to that degree that they can do that. i think that's very exciting for all of us. i'm very pleased. >> it's very good when the world stops to be told that. >> perspective it be reassuring. >> it's all relative. that's true. >> it's all relative. syria, come on. people are dying. middle east peace breaking up. that doesn't matter.
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 6:00am PST
what he did to manti te'o. i can see him rewarded on some tv network somewhere, not cnn. >> what's the end, do you think we're more gullible? >> i think the internet made it easier to hide identity, for theories to get to critical mass. celebrity death rumors are the big thing. it's almost monthly. >> so true. >> jon bon jovi heard about his own death rumor and he had to hold up a sign that said looks like heaven and new jersey are the same thing. i'm still alive. they have to respond. >> i can't let you go without talking about the big game. >> what game? it's a hoax. it was played weeks ago. >> don't say that. maybe the commercials will ab bit of a hoax. who knows what we're going to get. do you have anybody in mind this could win this one? >> new york giants? they could win. i want my team in it. the judge, i think the niners are going to win. i hope somehow the giants and eli manning end up on the field and win. >> unless they arrive in a silver balloon that's been floating around. >> genius. or jump out and sing with beyonce. >> there you go. on the field somehow. >> there w
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 1:40am PST
as he can, and then be killed. >> reporter: dorner also allegedly sent this package to cnn's anderson cooper last week. >> the package contained a dvd and bullet riddled keepsake coin. >> reporter: a former navy reservist, he was honorably discharged last week and his place badge was found thursday. near san diego's point loma navy base. we're talking about a guy who has tactical military and law enforcement training. detectives are combing through his burned truck for clues. rob and diana? >> thank you to brandi hitt for that. they're not only combing through the truck, they have search warpts. they've searched his las vegas home. no word on what they turned up, but sounding like not a whole lot. >> so far not too many clues. i can't get over this manifesto. not only does he name celebrities in this, he talks about tim tebow. new york jets quarterback. he talked about -- he complimented michelle obama on her new bangs. he talked about ellen degeneres a little bit, larry david, charlie sheen. the weird package he sent to cnn and anderson cooper. he also in this manifesto encouraged th
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
, because first of all, i'm not going to announce a number on cnn on sunday afternoon. >> why not? sounds reasonable to me. >> i don't know the number. i really don't. look, we're in the business of negotiating with ourselves and john allen the mission and how best to accomplish it trying to look two years into the future. we really don't have a number selected yet. >> when we return, lingering questions about the attack in benghazi. >> you can't be every place. i might remind you, it was 9/11 elsewhere in the world not just in there. es. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. super poligrip free made the kiwi an enjoyable experience. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. officewith an online package new colincluding: domain name,y! website builder with five pages a
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am EST
's modest? >> i can't give you a number. first of all, i'm not going to announce a number on cnn on sunday afternoon. >> why not? >> i don't know the number. i really don't. look, we're in the business of negotiating with ourselves and john allen the mission and how best to accomplish it trying to look two years into the future. we really don't have a number selected yet. >> when we return, lingering questions about the attack in benghazi. >> you can't be every place. i might remind you, it was 9/11 elsewhere in the world not just in there. ♪ [ construction sounds ] ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
by eight a cnn reporter weeks later. for you to testify in our posture did not allow a rapid response, the posture was not there because we did not take into account the threats to the consulate. that is why four americans died. we could have placed forces there, could have had aircraft and other capabilities of short plays the way. so for you to testify before the committee consistent with what estimates is false. the military was appropriately respond to what was an appropriate response since no forces arrived in tel well after the murders took place for obviously your capabilities allow you to be positioned very shortly finally all of this as a result of the footprint. after gadaffi fell many of us made it clear they needed our help, a secure the arms cache, and secure borders, a technical assistance but the light footprint we did not provide for it was almost predictable, almost that bad things would have been in libya. here was a fledgling government, never governed before without assistance we could have provided. i beg you secretary panetta to send a hospital ship to treat the
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 10:15am EST
was the network's chief white house correspondent 2009 until 2012 and just last month, left to join cnn as the chief washington correspondent and anchor of an upcoming daily news show. his book, "the outpost: an untold story of american valor", is about a 2009 battle in afghanistan. one magazine described it as perhaps the best afghanistan but to date. please welcome to the savannah book festival, jake tapper. [applause] >> thank you so much. i know sergeant burchfield who is in the book and his family are here. anybody who is in the book over there, there she is, hello. he and his son and i believe everything is set. also, but he is a national guardsman. he was training afghan soldiers and gave his life trying to save an afghan soldier six years ago tomorrow. in any case, anybody who is here whose lives are chronicled in the book or lives of loved ones are chronicled in the book, it means so much when they do turn out much when they do turn out and come to visit us. please come over and introduce yourself after the event. i am not a likely person to have written the war book. i have co
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 10:00am EST
of the consulate by a cnn reporter weeks later. so, for you to testify that our posture did not allow a rapid response, our posture was not there because we didn't take into account the threats to that consulate. and that's why four americans died. we could have placed forces there. we could have had aircraft and other capabilities as short distance away as that base. so for you to testify before this committee that they were consistent with available threat estimates is simply false. that our military was appropriately responsive, what would have been an inappropriate response? since any forces -- no forces arrived there until well after these murders took place and obviously your capabilities allowed you to be positioned to intervene very shortly. and finally, all of this is the result of the so-called light footprint. after gaddafi fell, many of us made it very clear that they needed our help. secure the arms caveps, then help -- help them -- caches, help them secure their borders, but the light footprint we did not provide. so it was almost predictable, almost, maybe not predictable, that
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
for your time and your leadership. >> thank you, sir. [indiscernible] >> we will start with cnn, thank you. >>the vast majority of top security officials in the previous administration supported the syrian rebels. were you briefed about this plan when you were in the senate, and what do you think about the plan? do you think is time to start arming the rebels? what do you think of the mixed messages coming from iran, the foreign minister, where the president has said he would be open to talks with iran? the foreign minister had some nice things to say about you, but the supreme leader said direct talks are not possible. do you think there are prospects for a deal, and do you have a plan to move this forward? >> that was three questions. >> 1 plus 1 does not equal 2. >> well done, i am impressed. [indiscernible] i beg your pardon? i am taking stock every day. next time i will ask you to ask half a question. let me answer that. the first part of your question, let me say that i do not know what the discussions were in the white house and who said what, and i will not go backwards. this is a
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am EST
solutions. on cnn, defense secretary panetta, secretary dempsey, and former labor secretary elaine chow. bob schieffer talking with nfl commissioner roger goodell. these are brought to you as a public service by the networks and c-span. beginning at noon with nbc's "meet the press." 1:00, this week. 2:00, fox news sunday. and finally at 4:00 p.m. eastern, face the nation from cbs. listen to them on c-span radio, 90.1 fm radio, nationwide on xm 119, on your smartphone or on- line to c-spanradio.org. >> john mccain's 2000 campaign when he ran for president is the most memorable campaign of any that i have ever covered or been around. we will never see it again. george w. bush had all of the face cards, the republican governors, the backing of all of the money. john mccain went and held 114 town meetings and stayed until every question was answered. you see the light bulb going on over these heads. we will never get a patient's bill of rights until my party is not owned by the insurance companies. there was this refreshing candor. he was totally open to the press. there was a sort of welcoming
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
an e-mail. this article -- that's cnn morning news. clint in houston, arkansas, on our oppose line. caller: that's actually houston, alaska. host: that's actually what it says on the screen at. caller: >> no problem. ussilla.t outside wasel we live in one of the highest cost of living areas. i strongly oppose raising the minimum wage, due to the fact that the local economy here will suffer. they will not be able to hire as many people with a higher minimum wage. but we are all welcome to our own personal perspective on that. that is my perspective. host: are you a small business owner? what kind of work do you do? caller: i work for a locally companydrainnd wateand company. i make more than minimum wage. it is due to my skill set that i have achieved through my career. people should learn more about than minimum wage if they prepare themselves and get educated threw their career. host: jack is on our support line. caller: i am so glad to see the uprt that you put comparing the other countries. i did read in one of the magazine's. they quoted australia's minimum wage. the authors sa
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am EST
played lindsey graham's message on sunday on cnn when he said that the republicans didn't have a plan and their main focus was to deny everythi everything, criticize everything that the president has tried to do? that is their focus, just like the last four years, was to deny him a second term. now it is to criticize and deny everything that he does. and why would you manufacture a problem -- and another thing as a transportation person why didn't you get the real man? why did you not get ray lahood. host: we actually heard just moment ago from the transportation secretary ray lahood and his briefing to white house reporters on friday. keith laing is a reporter for the hill and he covers transportation. that is his specialty. can you reflect on the comments she had especially in relation to when do the cuts kick in and will be felt? there is some disbelief about that. guest: there is a disagreement about that. the cuts that they are talking about now are from their 2013 budgets. the agents would have discussion on how to distribute them and make the reductions across the board and get
Current
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
of science. cnn reports he was joking but the comments come after that country allegedly sent a monkey to space and backs and senator john mccain has taken some heat from making a joke on twitter about ahmadinejad's comments yesterday tweeting so he wants to be the first iranian in space? wasn't he just there last week? it was a link to the monkey article. >> republicans criticizing mccain for that? >> i saw that. >> bill: i don't know. i know i'm supposed to be politically correct. i think it's okay to make monkey jokes about ahmadinejad. >> you're going to get letters. >> bill: peter ogborn. okay. i'm going to start evan, with you, with a story i didn't know about until this morning. broke late last night. and that is about american drone policy. we've been wondering nobody knows how many people we've killed. who makes the decisions -- with drones, how many americans, how many nonamericans, how many civilians, how many were really guilty. it is all a big, dark secret. john brennan is the architect of this policy. his nomination as director of c.i.a. i ran into senator ron wyden yeste
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
heard both former c.i.a. director michael haden in an interview on cnn and a general say that it is now changed and say that it is now changed and that
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 10:30am EST
heard both former c.i.a. director michael hayden in an interview on cnn and a general say that it is now changed and that the impact of those strikes is creating a backlash. for example, it was said that the unmanned strikes is greater than the what they can appreciate. they are hated on a visceral level. he said the targeted killings add to the presence of american arrogance. he said this adds to the perception of americans that said we can fly where we want, we do what we want because we can. general hayden also has expressed concerns that now that the strikes are being used at lower levels, arguably, that they are creating a backlash that is undermining the credibility of government and creating new terrorists when a neighbor or family member is killed in the course of the operations. do you agree with general mcchrystal and director hayden about the backlash of strikes from the targeted killings at this point? i am not talking about the initial strikes. >> that is something that we need to be mindful of in terms of reaction, any type of u.s. counter-terrorism activities that involve
CSPAN
Feb 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
of years later you were watching on cnn another shooting that took place in upstate new york in bloomington. what did you see, and what was your reaction to that? >> guest: it was april 3rd, 2009, almost two years after the shooting that i had been involved in. and i learned a great deal during that two-year time about how the situation i was involved in came to be. the school policies and the mental health policies and gun policies, how this person was allowed to buy a gun and despite having a record that prevented them from doing so they had a mental it to the occasion. i hadn't seen other shootings. i couldn't watch them up until that point but just how i kind of naturally turn on the tv that morning and saw the tv break i couldn't turn away. i sat there and i watched the news unfold throughout the course of the day and i thought this is how the whole world saw me and yet we change nothing. yet there was no policy on non-policy and mental health policy and i kept hearing that. what gives, and finally the was the end of that day, kind of my tipping point i have to deliver i can to address
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
of cnn who together have a wonderful interview with clinton yesterday. thank you. over to elise. [applause] we have a lot of distinguished guests in the audience. the deputy chief of mission for the embassy of lebanon. a lot of people who care about syria and looks to be a lively discussion this evening. in august, 2011 secretary of state hillary clinton called for the president bashar al-assad to step down for the sake of the syrian people. at that time about 2,000 people were killed. today that number of u.n. estimates has risen to more than 60,000 syrian is dead, hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled to turkey and jordan and iraq pleasing burdens on those countries, close to 2 million more, more than half have been displaced inside syria. what started as a brave stand has moved into a civil war with opposition forces becoming more radicalized, some of them would say infiltrated by extremist forces with links to al qaeda. the conflict threatens to destabilize the entire region and become a battleground for the proxy war some might say of competing interest. the and ratio
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
qaeda, unquote. one many explained to me over tea in the capital last month. another told cnn after a failed strike, quote, i would not be surprised if 100 tribesmen joined al qaeda as a result of the latest drone mistake, unquote. rather than promote the author of a failing strategy, we need a c.i.a. director who will halt the agency's creeping militarization and restore it to what it does best. i would say what it did best at one time. collecting human intelligence. it's an intelligence agency, not a lightweight version of joint special operations command. and until america wins the intelligence war, missiles will continue to hit the wrong targets, kill too many civilians, and drive young men into waiting arms of our enemies. without accurate on the ground intelligence, our policies will fail, george w. bush launched two major ground invasions, and mr. obama has tried several smaller wars, neither strategy has worked. in yemen, which has been the laboratory for mr. obama's shadow wars, aqap has more than tripled in size after three years of drone strikes. when the united states st
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
back to 1953 with president eisenhower. cnn live starting at 8:00 a.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> what i have discovered is that the absolute worst strategy to achieve happiness in life is to make that your primary goal. iif you make happiness what you're striving for, you will probably not achieve it. if you will end up being narcissistic, self involved, caring about your own pleasures and your own satisfactions and live as your paramount goal. happiness is best as a byproduct of other things. meaningful work and family, friends, good health, love, and care. we get happiness not by aiming directly for it but by throwing ourselves and to the right projects and fundamentally trying to have integrity and be a good person. >> bien "conscious capitalism," john mackey explored how capitalism can be lethal -- can lead to a better world. like us on facebook. outgoing defense secretary leon panetta talks about the automatic spending cuts known as the sequestration. the defense department's priorities and cyber attacks. he spoke to students. this is one hour and 10 minutes. [applause] >> thank yo
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
, that is a critical priority. we have heard both former c.i.a. director michael hayden in an interview on cnn and a general say that it is now changed and that the impact of those strikes is creating a backlash. for example, it was said that the unmanned strikes is greater than the what they can appreciate. they are hated on a visceral level. he add the targeted killings add to the presence of american arrogance. he said this adds to the perception of americans that said we can fly where we want, we do what we want because we can. general hayden also has expressed concerns that now that the strikes are being used at lower levels, arguably, that they are creating a backlash that is undermining the credibility of government and creating new terrorists when a neighbor or family member is killed in the course of the operations. do you agree with general mcchrystal and director hayden about the backlash of strikes from the targeted killings at this point? i am not talking about the initial strikes. >> that is something that we need to be mindful of in terms of reaction, any type of u.s. counter-te
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